The Running Commentary

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A Thing of beauty

Mclaren Mercedes launched the MP4 – 24 on Friday and this is a thing of beauty, I know you will say I am biased and I am. This even though marks the start of the build up to the new Formula One season. This is going to give us all the opportunity for at least…

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A brief F1 commentary…

Congrats to David Coulthard who became a father and also will be moving into the commentary box from next season. This is going to add some great insight into the world of GP, given that he would effectively only have been out of the car from the end of the 2008 season. Looking to the…

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Brazilian drama!

Lewis Hamilton proved me wrong, but not through spectacular driving, but rather because Timo Glock could not handle his “dry tyres”. I must say that as a Mclaren fan I am obviously ecstatic about the win in terms of the drivers champion and I think that this might just be the impetus to get Lewis on the road to…

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Ferrari throw first stone in terms of cost cutting

As you will no doubt know, Ferrari have come out to say that they will leave Formula One if the FIA decide that “in the interest of the sport” there will be standard engine used by everyone. Clearly this is a move to try to unsettle the FIA, who have responded saying that simply this…

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One Week to go…

Well there is a little under one week to go until the final Grand Prix of the year. The pressures everywhere are up and the drivers must have more than a little to contend with on the nerves front. The teams to must be on edge and one can only imagine what the team bosses…

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Hamilton answers where it counts – on the track

Lewis Hamilton has answered the critics this weekend, he dominated all of the sessions and delivered just moments ago an amazing drive to win the Chinese Grand Prix. Massa certainly looked out of sorts and finished in second place after Kimi backed off to allow him through. Kimi certainly showed some good race pace, so…

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Hamilton must win China

With first practice out of the way, and only moments to go until the second practice finishes, Lewis and Massa need to both show that they are potential world champions. Certainly of the two Lewis was burdened with this mantel from the beginnings of his career. Lewis managed to draw the first blood on the track…

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Lewis Hamilton loses his head, maybe the title?

Lewis Hamilton after a shocking get away lost his head, lost the Fuji Grand Prix and quite possibly, with that, lost the world championship. The only saving grace is that his major title contender Massa, equally performed poorly (although did receive a hand up from the Stewards who penalised Sebastien Bourdais at the end of…

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Japanese Grand Prix hours away!!

In just under 20 hours time the race weekend officially starts in terms of the Japanese Gand Prix. It appears that the race will be run in dry conditions, with only some cloud cover predicted for the qualies. The means that the qualies will be interesting, given the Ferrari preference for warmer weather. The championship is…

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Luca sounding like a spoilt child!!

Below comments by Luca di Montezemelo on the Singapore race, which was more popular in Singapore than the opening of the Olympic games.     The Italian marque’s President Luca di Montezemolo slammed the event as a “circus” track at which only the appearance of the safety car lottery could spice up. “All this is humiliating…

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